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in a bucket to china town. it's different from what's able. >> a san francisco based food and beverage entrepreneur recognized early on lauren's marketing approach that used a non-ethnic looking bottle design and non-ethnic distribution strategy was catching on with mainstream shopper. >> have you had kimchi before? >> today, lauren is at an orange county whole food supermarket that sells her products and offering kimchi inside a grilled cheese sandwich. >> it mellows out the flavor. >> the sample is from a recipe of a book she just published introducing the kimchy. >> i pushed the kimchy cookbook, 60 modern ways to ed kimchi because i wanted to people to understand it's beyond a condiment, you can eat with it, cook with it. >> do you want to try this first? a grilled cheese with kimchi. >> cheeses and wines and natural products have a common thread and kimchi is part of that food. >> five years later with her product now in widespread mainstream distribution, she's ready to expand her business to the nerkt levxt level. >> i'm beyond a start-up and at the stage looking to see how i can
to turn in their firearms. over two days police in oakland and san francisco received 596 guns, $200 cash was given for each gun until the cash reserve ran out forcing organizers to hand out vouchers. >>> illinois authorities charged 22 fraternity brothers with hazing crimes connected to the death of a northern illinois university freshman. 19-year-old david bogenburger died after taking part in a drinking ritual. his blood alcohol level was 0.8. >>> and michigan rescue crews rushed to save a man who fell 30 feet inside a water tower. the man suffered two broken arms and a broken nose but was hoisted safely out of the tank after spend two hours inside. >>> in sports, victor cruz on shooting victim jack pinto. cruz wrote jack pinto's name on his shoes calling him my hero after the game he talked about how he felt. >> it was emotional, man. i was fighting back tears to do it. it felt good to honor a family that was going through so much. no words to describe the type of feeling you get when a kid idolizes you so much that they want to unfortunately put him in the casket with your jersey on.
, but the niners took the lead right back on a touchdown pass. san francisco went on to beat new england, 41-34. >>> atlanta quarterback matt ryan connected on three touchdown passes as falcons handed new york giants their first regular-season shutout. >>> green bay captured their second afc title over their arch rivals chicago bears and the houston texans are nfc south champions. with a win over the indianapolis colts. >>> saturday night live changed the format of its opening this week in order to pay tribute of the victims of the sandy hook elementary school. instead of a comedy sketch, a children's choir led it with a rendition of "silent night." ♪ so tender and mild ♪ sleep in heavily peace ♪ sleep in heavenly peace #. >> it was really nice for them to start the show that way, i thought it was very thoughtful. it's hard for a show to address a story of such magnitude. >> you know, it was -- it was, you're right. it was the perfect way to do it and such a nice way to acknowledge it. it's nice to see everything coming together the way they are. >> this is first look on msnbc. stay tu
of papers. "san francisco chronicle." $1.9 billion settlement with british giant hsbc. they were charged with enabling drug cartels to launder money through the american financial system. >> is that bad? >> billions have dollars on behalf of iran. >> they keep moving the lines. >> i wish the regulators would pass a freakin law and stick with it. >> put your earpiece in so they can tell you to be quiet. >> to laund-if you can't laundey through mexican cartels, what can you do these days? >> sharing with marketers and other third parties without notifying parents. >> this is just not good. >> only 20% of children's apps provide disclosures about that data collection. >> this is the cutest thing. the pope is tweeting. "usa today," pope benedict will make history tomorrow when he takes to twitter to answer his pari parishioner's questions. he already has 900,000 followers in eight languages on his handle at pontiff-x. >> he follows me. >> 900,000 for the pope? beaver's got like 25 million. you would think the pope would be -- >> get off his back! >> i want to do that at some point. i know we
through 4 teacher, and at her school they have protocols as well in san francisco, california. you had that list earlier of how many shootings at schools that happened in the past. i have it here as well, highlighted. unfortunately, there are so many in recent years. if you just take out the elementary schools specifically and you look back in history, it's not too long ago, i'll take you to tacoma, washington, first, february 26, 2010, there at tacoma elementary school a teacher there was shot and killed on school grounds. no children were present at the school when that shooting took place. i'll take you back to a report february 29, 2000, in flint, michigan. there a 6-year-old boy brought a gun to buelle elementary school in mount morris township. he killed his first grade classmate kayla roland. that's in flint, michigan. i'll take you back to 1979. san diego, california. fortunately, there, alex, brenda spentser, at the time, 16, pulled out a .22 caliber rifle from her family's house across the vietnam and said after she had shot some students, i just don't like mondays. this is r
's office in new jersey. also this weekend across the country, in oakland and san francisco, the same scene. a record-breaking gun buyback. almost 600 guns taken off the streets. each gun exchanged for $200. people waited in long and cold lines for hours for the chance to make that exchange in oakland and san francisco. the guns the city has collected will be cross referenced with a database to make sure they were not used in any crime. and then those guns will be melted down and turned into less deadly things like park benches and signposts. i bet if anybody needed plowshares, they could make those too. those weapons in california were collected by the police, but the buyback part was funded by nonprofit groups, including $100,000 donation from a guy who runs a medical marijuana dispensary. and apparently that's a good way to make a lot of money. in brooklyn, new york, this weekend, people went to trade guns for debit cards at two different locations. the program was run by the police and the brooklyn district attorney's office. more than 130 guns were turned in in exchange for up to $200
the bears, 23-17. >>> after finishing in a tie earlier this season, st. louis and san francisco were tied in regulation. then the rams kicked a field goal in overtime for the 16-13 win over the 49ers. >>> and pittsburgh's quarterback, charlie batch, leads a fourth quarter comeback against baltimore, and the steelers kicked a field goal as time ran out for a victory over the ravens, 23-20. >>> now to college ball, notre dame number one in the bcs standings will face number two, alabama, in the national championship game january 7th in miami. number three was florida followed by oregon and kansas state. across the pond now to england, the duchess of cambridge showed off her field hockey skills at her old prep school. even though she's wearing these crazy boots with the three-inch heels, she did seem to impress the students. >>> now to pennsylvania, fans of the minor league hockey team the hershey bears set a new record at the annual teddy bear toss. a record 12,497 stuffed bears, they all rained down on the ice. they are donated to hershey children's hospital. >>> and now for another look a
sixth in a row, 27-10. >>> with one week to play the nfc playoff picture has atlanta, san francisco, and green bay all in. the redskins host dallas next week to decide the nfc east. at the moment seattle and minnesota hold the wild cards. home fields are still up for grabs. chicago, dallas, and the new york giants still holding on to some hope. >>> in the afc now, ben roethlisberger was intercepted by cincinnati's reggie nelson who returned the ball to pittsburgh's 46-yard line with on only 14 seconds to play. a.j. green was down the right side for another 21 yards and the bengals ended pittsburgh's playoff hopes with josh brown's 43 yard field goal locked off a playoff berth for cincinnati with a 13-10 victory. >>> finally, the only thing left to decide in the afc is who will get a first round bye in the playoffs, either houston or denver lose next week, new england can move up with a win. baltimore is the fourth seed at the moment. indianapolis and cincinnati will be the wild card teams. >>> well, rihanna's massive donation and which "real housewives" star and her husband are call
on the roof. someone's searching me smoothie shots. is this real life? >> san francisco twitter was thinking about leaving. so san francisco gave them this deal that might be worth up to $22 million. and so they stayed. and they built this new building, and they moved in on the rooftop. san francisco has been having its park budget cut. so san francisco citizens are seeing their parks get worse. and so here was a twitter employee in the park on their rooftop saying i'm drinking smoothie shots. is this real life? >> can i ask you, have you -- has this gotten worse in the past couple years? because one of the things we've seen, of course, in the economy is companies are trying to extract every drop of revenue from any kind of nonsales-driven source they can because sales demand isn't there anymore. that's why they're extracting from profits, cost conducting, productivity. has this been enhanced in the past two, three years as companies increasingly look for other ways to, you know, goose their balance sheets? >> there certainly is sort of a desperation when you talk to -- i talked to all kinds
boston. san francisco 49ers and my uncle is a cardinal says fan. for that reason? >> the san diego aztecs play arizona. we don't have those interests. i had a great christmas with my family and got my aunt's lasagna which was fantastic. it was good to see everybody. that's what i did. >> i like that hoodie sweatshirt with the no shirt underneath. i think you can pull that off. it's a good family look. i like that. >> there you go. >> we did whole thing with ella and she is 4 and she's into santa. we left the cookies and santa ate almost all of them. we left oats for the rain door and all that stuff. we had a near glitch. she got this wind up music box and it didn't work. later in the day my mom said don't worry. we can return it. ella goes return it to who? how are you going to call santa? she is sort of a natural skeptic. grandma was quick on her feet and said don't worry, i have a special line for the elves. sometimes even the elves make a mistake. they will send another one and it will be fine. she was like okay, sure. whatever grandma. lovely christmas. i am supposed to be eating for
in san francisco and thank you to dan dicker here at the table in nerdland and the rest are back for more. >>> up next, the similarities are undeniable. an african-american teen shot dead. an older white man arrested. again, it happened in florida. is there no presumption of innocence for young black men. my letter is next. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a droid incredible 4g lte by htc for $49.99. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ >>> the police acted the very next day. a man was arrested, charged and is in custody, being held without bond. this, the alleged shooting of jordan davis by michael david dunn is not that, the shooting of g
east. even tomorrow in san francisco, we'll see some sunshine before another round of heavy rain moves in tuesday night into wednesday morning. here's the setup. it hasn't changed. the area of low pressure is steering the storms on shore. you can see that second storm on the left side of your screen is the one that's going to move in for tuesday night. but the heavy rain is over sacramento and san francisco. but it's push iing eastward. we're also going to see that second round of rain bring four or five inches of rain. so something to keep in mind for monday night and tuesday. then as we go into the rest of this afternoon, the hours across the great lakes will push eastward. the fog now is being replaced by shower activity. we're going to see some very warm temperatures. we could see records in phoenix, tallahassee, milwaukee and even washington, d.c. will be close to breaking a record high. a lot going on across the country. it's rather bizarre. >> thank you very much. >>> new today tom cole is responding to criticism from members of his own party. the politician suggested the gop sh
in cities across the u.s. back then and still now in some cities this footage comes from san francisco in 1986. activists in wheelchairs facing down city buses and police officers chaining themselves to the bus wheels, knowing they would be arrested. nothing says asking to pay your fare just like everybody else. pressured by those protests and these activists making their case, it was papa bush who signed the americans with disability act. it was a huge leap forward. it's why we have wheelchair lifts on buses now and curb cuts and sidewalks and instructions in braille on atms. it's why you can bring a service dog with you everywhere. the americans with disability act says you can't be discriminated against because you have a disability. there needs to be some reasonable accommodation made so people with disabilities can access the same public accommodations that we all can. he signed that law in 1990. a quarter century ago. this week senator john mccain said america is a more loving and caring nation because we passed the americans with disabilities act. the reason john mccain was sayi
problems but those are clearing up and early this morning. san francisco, had rain delays. and we will be in a much, much situation. more than 1600 flights were cancelled throughout the country. so far, nearly 1 in 4 americans will travel over the next few days. that is up from last year and here in atlant -- in atlanta, p are thankful, it depends on what part of the country you are in, you should check ahead with the airline, they are experiencing wind delays right now. >> voting has just ended in egypt, people went to the polls today in a second round of voting on a controversial islamic backed constitution. let's get more. >> reporter: good evening, richard, polls are closed here in egypt in the second and final round of a controversial constitution that has polarized. before it closed egypt's vice president announced that he is resigning. it's the latest indication that the country is really facing all kind of political turmoil. now, it's important to stress that the vice president said he did not resign as a result of any political discontent among the leadership of the count
everywhere. we can afford to take an extra trip this year. first boston... then san francisco. hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so our hotels were half price. ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ hotwire.com >>> the fiscal cliff circus has been enraging, frightening, and a disgusting show of how some in washington are putting party first arather than putting the nation's interests first. what is going on? the best way for me to explain is with another trip into the movie metaphor club. part of what d.c. is doing is playing chicken, that game where you drive toward a ledge and whoever jumps out first is the loser because they are chicken. they called it a chicky run in the sublime 1955 film "rebel without a cause" which starred james dean. ♪ >> that car going over the cliff results in death for buzz gunderson who probably symbolizes the gop trapped in their position by the extremes of their party but unlike poor buzz, no one actually involved in the negotiations has skin in the game. a few may get voted out over a deal but the vast majority won't a
've been used in some especially deadly shootings, like this one last july at a san francisco law firm that killed eight. that led a california senator to propose a ban on 19 types of semiautomatic rifles, pistols and shotguns. that's now in the senate crime bill. it targets weapons that have detachable clips for bullets, folding or telescoping stops and such features as bayonet mounts. >> the bill sponsor was successful. the bill became law. the bill's sponsor was senator diane feinstein of california. >> we, as a country, decided to let it expire. remember how i said the vote on the ban on plastic guns back in the 80s was a very lopsided vote. it was 413 votes in favor and only four votes against? dick cheney was one of the four designed to slip by airport x-ray machines when he was in the congress. he also voted against the reagan ban on bullets designed to pierce body armor. and when the assault ban came up in 2004, bush and cheney made sure it expired. this year, she said she's going to bring the assault weapons ban back. >> the same bill will be introduced in the house, a bill to
of the air traffic and san francisco this morning. a lot of people that were paying attention to the weather reports said nearly one in four americans will travel in the next few days and they'll be taking advantage of the longer break with christmas and new year's both falling on a tuesday this year. back here in atlanta, travelers here are thankful that it is not quite so hectic especially after a very busy couple of days, thursday and friday more than 1600 cancellations throughout the country there. richard? >> on the map, we see that dulles no longer has delays and that's good for folks in d.c. thank you so much, gabe gutierrez at the country's busiest airport. we'll be checking back with you later to see how things are progressing. >>>'s r reaction is pouring in the schools need better protection with armed guards. here's wayne lapierre. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation and to do it now to make sure that blanket safety is in place when our kids return to school in januar
coast yesterday, delayed some flights in san francisco, now moving east, and has the potential to bring snowe into oklahoma tomorrow and possibly severe weather tuesday, christmas day into wednesday before heading to the northeast. drivers will have to pay attention to that. but right now airports around the country doing just fine. no major issues. back to you, richard, gabe, thank you. >>> here's a look at some of the other stories. this just into msnbc. nelson mandela will remain in the hospital for christmas. doctors say they continues to respond to treatment. >>> in honolulu, a good-bye to senator inouye. the president and first lady joined families and many members. he died at age 88 after serves in the senate for five decades. >>> mike crapo was arrested early monday. he failed sobriety tests after running a red light. he says he's deeply sorry. >>> police report several people shot after a bar shooting outside seattle. it happened at the munch bar, hosting a seahawks after party. reality star aubrey o'day tweeted this, quote, seriously? people just got shot in front of me. we hi
of the major airports. yesterday this winter storm delayed a bunch of flights in san francisco. and that is something they'll have to pay attention to over the next few days. the winter storm might dump snow in the mountains and in oklahoma tomorrow. and more than 93 million americans will be traveling over the next few days. for those drivers that can avoid the snow and ice, there's some good news, gas prices are down to an average of about $3.24 a gallon, down about 20 cents sin last month. at least today air travel things are looking pretty well today. no major delays or elsewhere across the country. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you so much. here's a look at some of the stories we're also watching for you. idaho senator mike crapo was arrested for a dui. he failed sobriety tests after running a red light. he says he's deeply sorry. >> authorities are investigating after a civilian contractor advising u.s. forces was shot dead monday in kabul, afghanistan, by a woman wearing an afghan police uniform. it appears to be the first time that a woman member of afghan security forces ca
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to hit the northwest. right now flights at the san francisco airport are delayed about an hour and a half. the heavy rains are causing a dramatic spike in car crashes. drivers say the slick streets cause them to suddenly lose control. >> i hydroplaned and i hit the curb. >> i was really lucky. i was driving really slow, too. couldn't stop. i turned that corner and fishtailing everywhere. it was way scary. >> nbc meteorologist dylan is here. it's only going to get worse. >> tomorrow morning is when we'll see the worst conditions with heavier rain and strong wind gusts. we've got this setup here where a huge upper-level low is sitting just to the west of washington state. and all these storms are streaming in right into northern california. and we are looking at moderate rain at this time across northern california into southwestern oregon and also up in the seattle and the coast of washington state. now tomorrow we are actually going to see even heavier rain start to move in. we have already had reports of about 8 to 10 inches of rainfall already from the past few storms we've already seen
be san francisco. bus there were rain delays there earlier today. but -- traffic slowing down a few of the other airports. according to flight aware.com so far only about 70 nights cancelled in the u.s. so far today. that's a big difference from thursday and provide when that storm blew through the plains and midwest and the northeast. forcing the cancellation of more than 6000 pilots. in places like chicago, detroit, and new york. some of the 84 million drivers were traveling this holiday season also faced treacherous roads, snow and ice may continue to be problem today in the northeast. places like upstate new york and pennsylvania and west virginia. there's good news for drivers. take a look at this. right now the national for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.24. that's much less than a month ago when the average was about $3.43. but it is about the same as a year ago. tens of millions of americans travel over the next few days, the travel conditions seem to be improving at least when compared to earlier in the week. alex? >> all right. appreciate that live report. we are going
. even stretching as far south as san francisco. we do have a lot of rain out there that way. we are looking for another 3 to 5, even isolated 6, 7, inch reports on top of what has already fallen. this is mostly a rain event, as well. although we are picking up some mountain snow, it's more or less the rain that has been the biggest issue, along with those gusty winds. elsewhere we aren't really looking at a whole lot going on across the eastern half of the country. few light snow showers possible across new england later on tonight. just making the roads a little slippery. not a whole lot of accumulation. we are also in addition to all that's going on going to see record-breaking high temperatures down across texas, with highs today topping out in the 80s for the first day of meteorological winter. so we are going to see well above average temperatures down south. alex? >> okay, dylan dreyer, thank you so much. >>> falling over the fiscal cliff. the dramatic impact it would have on one life-saving organization. >>> also the new twist in the twinkie saga. how hostess could get a
. in san francisco bay area, rapid transit lost power, trains were shut down for some time. in sacramento, we had downed trees, which knocked out power to part of that region, but still the sacramento marathon continued, so many folks here are still trying to go about their day. there are some businesses that have been shut down because of localized flooding and roads that remained closed today, but for the most part, the biggest concern is this river and this community seems to have dodged a bullet, craig. >> if there is a weather event on the west coast, miguel is there. always good to see you, thank you. >> you too, buddy. >>> time for a healthy serving of trail mix. congress before the big fiscal cliff fight. it's time for the house freshmen to choose their offices. on friday, the reps picked their office number from the congressional office lottery, where they were apparently encouraged to do some sort of superstitious dance to help pick the best number, and they did not disappoint. that's a cartwheel, that's a congressman's aide, another aide apparently played journey's "don't stop
in the nfl yesterday was the san francisco 49ers who have a new starting quarterback, colin kaepernick, who was given the starting job because alex smith was out for a week with a concussion, and now a lot of people are saying, wow, alex smith losing his job is an incentive for players not to report when they get head injuries. we know how conclusively they're he linked. i do have to say one thing, though. you're absolutely right, tamron, that people have different ways of dealing with things and perhaps being on the field. had a healing effect on the players themselves. i think the nfl as the largest sports force and cultural force in this country has a broader responsibility to say some things are more important than football. >> dave, it's always great to have you on. i want to report to our audience the associated press says police hope to deliver an investigation report to prosecutors tuesday detailing what caused kansas city chiefs linebacker javon belcher to kill his girlfriend and himself. we could have an update on the incident which, of course, is absolutely devastating and unthin
is that he was just going through the phone book. so he was picking, like, you know, liberal doctors in san francisco who really didn't want to be scam marketed to about obama care, who would then make this public that they had received this. he twice targeted the same strip club in dallas which went public with it both times saying, we are not your entrepreneur of the year, newt. it's sort of a churn thing. it doesn't matter what you're doing factually. >> it is. it's like these marketing schemes where you don't really have the product or you convince other neighbors to sell your product and then you get money for foisting it on them. it's like snake oil salesman and yet this guy was speaker of the house. he's not just clown that walked off the street. >> and rick santorum and mike huckabee both did well in the republican nominations. what about the bill kristol diagnosis here, which is that the conservative movement has been descended into a racket and needs to be refounded as a cause? >> well, i'm sure he's right but he's being disingenuous but the biggest racket is the mourdock racket.
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as the mayor of san francisco through the shootings there, and then the series of mass killings, the 101, the stockton, california, all of the assault weapon issues that arose in california made you the first advocate really. tell me about the history and what happened when you first went to the senate. >> it's a little bit more than being an advocate. we actually wrote that assault weapons bill. i came here. we set about writing a bill. i talked to senator biden about it. he was then chairman of the judiciary committee, and he laughed at me, and he said, diane, you're new here. wait until the gunners get hold of you. i said, joe, i'm going to do this as an amendment on your crime bill. i did. it wasn't -- there was no -- it was debated. there was a motion to table. we won the motion to table. chuck schumer did the bill in the house. both bills went through unamended, were signed by president clinton who mobilized people in the house, was very helpful and became the law for ten years. what we have been doing for more than a year now is going through that bill carefully, making improvemen
not reporting many delays and there's a 15-minute delay in newark and not a huge problem. san francisco reported a bigger delay today due to rain. as we look at video from other parts of the country, from st. louis and from kansas city, there's not much of a problem there. there are some long lines and for the most part travelers have gotten to where they needed to go. there are other problems, however, in the northeast and places like upstate new york, virginia and pennsylvania. snow has snarled traffic there and there is some concern that on the west coast, as well, there could be issues. for the most part, traffic is doing much better today than it did in the past two days, thursday and friday. more than 1600 cancellations throughout the country and so far today only about 75 according to flight aware.com. again, here in atlanta, it could be a whole lot worse, richard. >> they have more runways and 405 will be more difficult. gabe gutierrez at the atlanta hartsfield international airport. we'll check back in with you, thanks. >>> egyptians are going back to the polls on the constitution. the
spengler, killed himself. police have also charged a woman in connection with that ambush. >>> a san francisco high school teenager has been suspended and faces expulsion for expressing her feelings in a poem that she wrote about the newtown, connecticut shooting. the school says she violated their zero tolerance policy towards violence. >>> and nhl lockout negotiations continue to try to save the season. the lockout has been on now for more than 100 days. the league has already cancelled games through january 14th, and an offer is currently on the table for a 48-game season. >>> after passing through the house and now the senate, a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff still seems to be going nowhere. without a deal, tax hikes and massive spending cuts are in effect on january 1st. so here's what senate leader harry reid had to say earlier. >> this morning we've been trying to come up with some counteroffer to my friends' proposal. we've been unable to do that. i've had a number of conversations with the president, and at this stage we're not able to make a counteroffer. >> nbc news deputy
afford to take an extra trip this year. first boston... then san francisco. hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so our hotels were half price. ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ hotwire.com >>> nbc news is reporting there will not be a vote in the house of representatives, meaning the u.s. economy will go over the fiscal cliff just as we ring in 2013 at midnight. nbc's kristin welker is live at the white house. kristin, let's get to the fiscal cliff in a moment. you've got some breaking news. >> reporter: i do. we have some breaking news on secretary clinton's health. as you know, he was admitted to the hospital due to a clot. of course, she had fainted a couple weeks ago and she's been recovering ever since. i'm going to read you this statement from her doctors. they say this is a clot in the vein that is situated in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear. it did not result in a stroke or neurological damage. to help dissolve this clot her medical team began treating the secretary with blood thinners. she w
is only $8 a hour. the students decided it was time for a change. they learned that in san francisco the city had raised the minimum wage in 2003 and determined that san jose should do the same. they got more students involved. attended city hall meetings and met with city council members. and with the aid of their professor, scott myers lipton, the students got in touch with the south bay labor council, a group that represents 90 local unions. the labor council recommended that the students raise some money and do some polling so they did. the students raised $6,000 and hired a polling agency, which found that about 70% of people polled were in favor of increasing the city's minimum wage. then the unions got on board. they pledged $100,000. but the students didn't just hand off the fight. in order to qualify for the november ballot the campaign needed 20,000 signatures. within five weeks and with the help of the labor council the students had 36,000 signatures. and when they gathered in front of the statue on their campus, a san jose state alum and olympic legend john carlos and tom
about san francisco, there are never hurricanes or typhoons there. no, they just have some of the most devastating earthquakes in american history there. >> so, apparently, the home that i just bought that ended up on the ground because of isaac came because, maybe because i'm an ally but certainly because of the decadence of my city. >> i thought it was because of the wind. i'm old fashioned, i guess. >> the rain, maybe. >> pat robinson said the gay's caused 9/11. it's a long history of treachery. >> of the causes. >> if i were a republican, i believe the homosexuals caused these things, i would be nicer to them. listen, can we get a summery. >> you are bad. some good stuff happened. when we come back, we are going to talk about the reasons they are worth celebrating and raise our champaign glasses. >> we are the shoulder your girlfriend cries on when complaining about you. >> we know all of your weaknesses. >> you have death stars and we are an army of fabulous luke sky walkers. >> we are doing you a solid by being attracted to each other than your girlfriends. >>> it was a banner ye
, but i also want to bring in from san francisco andria dellendorf who is the chief in making changes at walmart. >> good to be here this morning. >> what sort of gains did walmart workers make with this strike this year? >> well, the most important gain they made is that they proved that it is possible to stand up and speak out against the country's largest employer, and workers have faced low wages. they have faced lack of hours that walmart has been in existence, but it is the first time that walmart workers stood up. walmart threatened they would lose their jobs, but they all walked back in with their heads held high to tem brace of their coworkers so they proved that it is possible to stand up around the low pay and poor working conditions they faced. >> andrea, it feels like walmart is a perfect storm narrative about the current working conditions in the u.s. you have low-wage workers with difficult working conditions. you have consumers who want the low prices that are promised in part by the low wage workers and then you have a full global supply chain which because of our des
this morning, if you're joining us this morning in san francisco, some moderate rain heading in now. and if you're driving interstate 80 from sacramento to tahoe to reno all the way back through nevada, that's a rainy drive. probably one of the rainiest highways in the country. and our friends in hawaii, even they're dealing with some rain and thunderstorms from maui all the way through. so today's forecast for your wednesday, it's still mild for this time of the year especially the southern half of the country. but we've returned to normal in the northern plains. still no snowstorms on the way across the country over the next three to four days. average temperatures to slightly above. if you're dreaming of a white christmas this may be a difficult year to get it on the ground. you're watching "morning joe." [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been help
adviser. he was 85. >> "the san francisco chronicle," publicly voicing concerns over the new film "zero dark thirty." it tells the story of the hunt for osama bin laden and includes several graphic for tour seasons. the senators called the film "grossly inaccurate and misleading." they would. and said "there is a social and moral obligation to get the facts right," which "zero dark thirty" does. no editorial there. mark. >> "usa today," the air force is turning to espn and other video outlets to help manage its grow ing drones. it did not lead to technological breakthroughs but helped them develop new techniques. 325,000 hours of video material. >> and "the providence journal," 20-year-old olivia culpo has been named miss universe beating out contestants from 88 other countries to win the crown. she becomes the first rhode islander to ever win the pageant and the first american to do so since 1997. i called home last night, and i asked my daughter, "what are you watching?" she said, "i'm watching miss universal with mommy." "you mean miss universe?" "no, miss universal." >> the pageant.
zealand ranking third. honolulu is the top u.s. city coming in 28th just ahead of paris with ties with san francisco. boston is the third highest-ranked american city. leading lonely planet's list of the top u.s. destinations for travel in 2013, home of the greatest two minutes in sportsers louisville, kentucky. respond that louisville a cool place to eat and shop. fairbanks, action comes in second especially for late summer viewing of the northern lights. san juan islands, washington coming in third. number six eastern sierra, california. shout out to mammoth mountain. gorgeous out there. just saying. >>> i'll decorate it and it will be just right for our play. besides i think it needs me. >> good grief, don't try that at home. you want to find a real healthy tree? try the state that produces the most christmas trees which is oregon. with almost 5 million. north carolina and michigan are the runners up. and those are your number once. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. this reduced sodium soup says
is in san francisco because of some weather moving there. otherwise throughout the countritis looking pretty good. it's been pretty painless at major airports throughout the weekend. that is despite some high winds yesterday in the northeast which caused minor headaches over there. drivers across the country have been dealing with snow and ice in some parts of the country. but after thursday and friday, miserable weather there. prompted more than 1,600 cancellations throughout the country. this weekend has been a welcome relief for many of these travelers. what we'll need to watch is over the week ahead there will be a storm right now in the west coast and moving east. that will cause many disruptions across the country for many travelers and it's something they'll be watching. again right now, things are looking pretty good at the airport. back to you, alex. >> i'm sure that's music to many people's ears. thank you very much, gabe gutierrez. >>> straight ahead, the big three on the fiscal fight. does house speaker boehner have any more negotiating room with the president? a restaurant is ,
for its use. >>> and from our parade of papers, "the san francisco chronicle," american jazz legend dave brubeck died just short of his 92nd birthday. he redefined american jazz in the 1950s and '60s, and he was a jazz pop star of sorts. "take five" became the first jazz recording to sell over a million copies. it made jazz popular in the united states. dave brubeck dying yesterday. >> a great musician. >> little-known fact, the guy that played stand-up bass for him the last ten years, mike allen. >> is that right? >> nobody knew that. allen. yes, he plays it and spins that thing around. >> oh, i love when he does that, slaps the back of it. >> he also, for a year and a half, when the stray cats went over to london. >> mike ailen? >> stand-up bassist for the stray cats. >> the boy's got range. >> very flexible. >> stray cat strut. >> "the playbook," so much else going on. >> he also has -- a lot of people made that mistake, that were sort of around that stray cats group -- >> okay, getting old. >> -- a lot of tattoos. he wishes he could have those years back. brian seltzer. >> i wish i c
to san francisco and sacramento area and the northwest. this is very light. on interstate 80 or i-5, just a little bit of wet weather for you. a calm day around the country and except for the clouds and the southeast and the west coast. let me get your attention. next week about this time, a possible coastal storm. we are very vulnerable after hurricane sandy and the dunes are way down. this looked to be more of an impact in new england. not a lot of cold air and not thinking there would be a big snowstorm. we could see large waves and high winds in between the high pressure and the storm south of new england. we will watch that for you and the middle of next week without a blockbuster event. we leave you with a shot of washington, d.c. a nice five days ahead of you. enjoy. you are watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to es
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